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EUREKA- College level courses are now available to Eureka High School students on campus. College of the Redwoods is offering six college level courses that can be transferred to California State University and University of California campuses.

"This is such a great opportunity for high school students to get a jump on college," said Sheila Hall from College of the Redwoods.


NORTH COAST- Advancement in the treatment of dementia related diseases is on the rise throughout Humboldt County and a local assisted living is taking part.
The Renaissance Center at Timber Ridge Assisted Living in Eureka and McKinleyville are introducing games and role-playing to help increase brain capacity and dementia symptoms in their residents. 
EUREKA- A conservative coalition is optimistic about their efforts to repeal the new California transgender law. 
County officials are verifying signatures to put the issue on a ballot for California voters this November.
Officials in the state's 58 counties are now conducting a full review to verify the over 619,244 signatures submitted. Opponents...
EUREKA- A power outage in Eureka left hundreds in the dark. It happened around 9 a.m. Thursday. Pacific Gas and Electric said 604 people were without power near Broadway and the Humboldt Hill areas. Crews were sent out shortly after the outage and said it was caused from a failed fuse that needed to be replaced. Power was fully restored to all customers by 10 a.m.

A clothing store in Old Town Eureka was robbed just after six this evening. Eureka Police report a woman who was browsing in the Belle Starr clothing store, at 405 Second Street brought some clothes up to the clerk to hold. She then asked for change and when the clerk opened the register, demanded all the money. Because the woman held one hand in her pocket and possibly held a weapon, the...

ARCATA- More students have applied for admission at Humboldt State University than ever before. A record of 14,986 students applied for Fall 2014 admission to the northern most California State University campus.

The entire CSU system has had a record number of applicants bringing in 775,498 applications according to preliminary numbers.

Humboldt State had 765 more applicants...

Eureka- With the start of the New Year and tax season around the corner now could be the best time to clean out filing cabinets and through out old documents. Businesses and residents took advantage of a 'Free Shred' event sponsored by a local shredding business.

Owner of Shred Tec, Kyle Vesser, said shredding personal documents is the best way to avoid identity theft. "It's one of the...

BLUE LAKE- The city of Blue Lake and Humboldt County Sheriff's Department are negotiating the terms of a new service contract. There are currently no deputies at the Blue Lake substation. The city has experienced three burglaries over the past week.

According to Sheriff Michael Downey, deputies are still patrolling the area and responding to emergency calls. Downey confirmed the three...